About this course
Southampton is an exciting, multicultural city with a rich history. This course is for international students who would like to improve their spoken and written English. You'll study modern and classic literature, including Shakespeare. You can also learn more about the linguistics behind it. A year in another country will let you experience a new culture and improve your skills.
Linguistics is the science of language - its structure, grammar and sounds.
This course focuses on learning the English language, but you'll also take modules in:
You'll learn how language develops and study literature and culture from other countries that speak English.
You'll spend your third year abroad at one of our partner universities. These can include:
Our flexible course will let you take modules from English but also other subjects.
As part of this course you can:
use our Centre for Language Study, including the English resources room
study topics like poetic language, globalisation or Victorian emotions
develop your communication and research skills
join one of 40 performing arts groups
take part in writing workshops at Nuffield Southampton Theatres
experiment with writing at our Entropics events
get one-to-one writing tutorials from our Royal Literary Fund Fellows
This course is based at Avenue, Southampton.
This qualification is awarded by the University of Southampton.
Download the programme specification
The programme specification sets out the learning outcomes of this course and details how the course is taught and assessed.